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August 12, 2020 BDP Newswatch Covid-19

New Zealand's largest city goes back into lockdown as coronavirus cases grow globally

New Zealand, which has been praised for its handling of the coronavirus pandemic, placed its largest city back into lockdown Wednesday after the country recorded its first COVID-19 cases in more than three months.

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August 11, 2020 Covid-19

US State Department lifts global 'Do Not Travel' advisory

After more than four months, the US State Department on Thursday lifted its advisory warning US citizens against traveling abroad.

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August 5, 2020 Covid-19

Philippines extends coronavirus lockdown

The Philippines this month recorded Southeast Asia's biggest daily jump in coronavirus deaths and biggest single-day increase in confirmed infections.

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July 31, 2020 Covid-19

Britain brings back restrictions as Europe, Asia see COVID-19 cases spike

The United Kingdom reintroduced new coronavirus restrictions in parts of northern England on Thursday amid a spike in cases, which is also occurring across Europe and Asia, stoking fears of a second wave.

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July 31, 2020 Covid-19

Argentina extends coronavirus lockdown as cases rise

Argentina will extend a mandatory lockdown until Aug. 16 as its coronavirus cases continue to rise, President Alberto Fernandez announced on Friday.

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